Reading the Tea Leaves: U.S. Supreme Court Expected to Issue 21 Opinions Regarding Remaining Cases
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Over the next two weeks or so, the Supreme Court is expected to issue 21 opinions in cases that were argued during the 2020-2021 term, on topics ranging from the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act to whether schools can regulate off-campus speech by students. WASHINGTON, DC — June 14, 2021 — There is no way to know when a …

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The Supreme Court to Weigh in on Mississippi Abortion Ban Intended to Challenge Roe v. Wade
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WASHINGTON, DC — May 19, 2021 — The Supreme Court on Monday set the stage for a major ruling next year on abortion – one that could upend the Supreme Court’s landmark decisions in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, in which the court ruled that the Constitution protects the right to have an abortion before a fetus …

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Justices Turn Down Cadet’s Attempt to Sue Government Over Sexual Assault
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WASHINGTON, DC — May 6, 2021 — The Supreme Court won’t weigh in on whether a West Point cadet who was sexually assaulted by a fellow classmate can sue the federal government. The justices announced on Monday morning that they will not hear oral argument in Doe v. United States, one of the cases that they considered at their private …

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Justices Rebuff States’ Request to Reinstate Public-Charge Rule, But Leave Door Open for Further Litigation
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WASHINGTON, DC — April 26, 2021 — The Supreme Court on Monday declined to immediately resolve an attempt by 14 states to revive litigation over a controversial Trump-era immigration rule after the Biden administration declined to defend it in court. In a brief, unsigned order, the justices said the states must first make their arguments in the lower courts, but …

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Biden Administration, Challengers Ask Cout to Dismiss Litigation Over Abortion-Referral “Gag Rule”
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WASHINGTON, DC — March 13, 2021 — Yet another dispute is likely to disappear from the court’s docket after a change in position by the Biden administration. Acting Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar and lawyers for state and local governments and non-profit groups on Friday night asked the court to dismiss a trio of cases challenging regulations issued by the Trump …

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Justices to Take Up “Favorable Termination” Rule
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WASHINGTON, DC — March 8, 2021 — The Supreme Court on Monday added one new case to its argument calendar for the fall, taking up the case of a Brooklyn man who is seeking to sue New York Police Department officers for malicious prosecution after he was jailed for two days on charges that were later dismissed. Monday’s announcement that …

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Court Will Review Puerto Rico’s Eligibility for Federal Benefits Program

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WASHINGTON, DC — The court on Monday morning issued orders from the justices’ private conference on Friday, Feb. 26. The justices added two cases, both involving benefits through the Social Security Administration, to their merits docket for next term. The first case, United States v. Vaello-Madero, is a major challenge to the exclusion of Puerto Rico residents from eligibility for the …

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Petitions of the week: Four petitions that test the limits on lawsuits against the government Case preview: Justices to consider effect of change in government policy on cases seeking symbolic damages Friday round-up Relist Watch Petitions of the week: Four petitions that test the limits on lawsuits against the government Posted: 08 Jan 2021 12:04 PM PST This week we …

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Case Preview: The $124 Billion Questions – Justices to Hear Argument in Dispute Over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Shareholder Suit

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WASHINGTON, DC — December 9, 2020 — The Supreme Court in June ruled in Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that statutory restrictions on the president’s ability to remove the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violated the Constitution’s separation of powers. On Wednesday, the court will consider whether a different set of restrictions, governing the removal of the …

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Justices Tell Lower Court to Take Another Look at California COVID-19 Restrictions on Indoor Worship
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WASHINGTON, DC — December 3, 2020 — Last week the Supreme Court granted requests from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and two Orthodox Jewish synagogues to lift New York’s coronavirus-related attendance limits on worship services. The broader impact of that ruling became even more apparent on Thursday morning, when the justices ordered a federal district court to take another …

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